Alocasia Dragon Scale

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Scientific Name: Alocasia Baginda 'Dragon Scales'
Common Names: Alocasia baginda, Silver Dragon Scale, Elephant Ears Dragon Scale
  • Great statement plant
  • Peculiar texture & coloured foliage
  • Highly desirable & Instagrammable
  • Plant Level: Easy

If you are looking for a hotly trending plant that curiously patterned, easy on the eye, and easy to take care of… then consider the Alocasia Dragon Scale.

Instagrammers the world over have ensured that this fascinating house plant has received a fair share of air time.

It'll enjoy a nice humid environment such as a kitchen or bathroom with bright, indirect light. Allow the top layer (about 1-2cm) of soil to dry out before watering and consider feeding every two weeks during the growing period.

Alocasia Dragon Scale will look great in a plain coloured planter without too many distracting patters, in order to let the foliage come to the fore. You'll enjoy it as a centrepiece, or coffee table display.

TOP TIP: Consider planting 3 plants together for a full, lush look 

CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Follow these instructions to keep your Alocasia Dragon Scales healthy and happy.

Water: Allow the top layer of soil (about 1-2cm) to dry out between watering.
Light: Bright, indirect light, keep away from direct sunlight.
Humidity: Enjoys a humid environment and good airflow. Normal room humidity should be fine but will enjoy a bright bathroom.
Fertilize: Diluted balanced feed every two weeks, Spring to Autumn, reducing to monthly in Winter.

We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days after day of order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days after day of order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days after day of order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days after day of order (CPT regional), 4-7 days (rest of SA)

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.

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Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.

Choose a Nursery Pot that fits the Decorative Planters, applicable for Ceramic, Cotton Cord, Terrazzo, Terracotta Planters

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

8 - 10cm

10 - 12cm 

12cm

13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm

25cm

26 - 30cm

30cm

32 - 35cm

35cm

36 - 40cm

40cm

42 - 45cm

Follow this Sizing Guide for Palm Leaf Baskets (Sinan, Fundo, ShiShi etc.) and Senegalese Baskets:

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Basket Inner Diameter Size

14cm - 15cm

16cm

18 - 19cm

20cm

20cm

25cm

25cm

30cm

30cm

35cm

35cm

40cm

40cm

45cm

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